Problem: Fill in the gaps in the following table, assuming each column represents a neutral atom:Symbol112CdProtons3892Neutrons5849Electrons3836Mass no.81235Complete the third row of the table.Neutrons5849

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An element can be represented as:


identity of the element Atomic number (Z): 

neutral element:            # of protons = # of electrons

Mass number (A)

            mass number = # of protons + # of neutrons


  • 1st column: atomic # of Cd = 48 = # of protons
    • mass number = 112 
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Fill in the gaps in the following table, assuming each column represents a neutral atom:


Symbol112Cd



Protons
38

92
Neutrons
5849

Electrons

3836
Mass no.


81235


Complete the third row of the table.


Neutrons
5849



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